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Published December 14, 2012, 08:33 PM

Autopsy results released in the death of former MSUM student

Chicago, IL (WDAY TV) -- Authorities say the death of a former MSUM student who fell 22-feet down a Chicago skyscraper smokestack was an accident.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Chicago, IL (WDAY TV) -- Authorities say the death of a former MSUM student who fell 22-feet down a Chicago skyscraper smokestack was an accident.

Autopsy results show 23 year old Nicholas Wieme died from injuries suffered from a fall down a chimney.. The Pipestone, Minnesota native who was living in Chicago was attempting to take a photo from atop the Intercontinental Hotel when he fell down the smokestack.

It took rescue crews four hours to pull Wieme from the smokestack.

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